Barbara Woods, age 87, of Branford, CT, formerly of Mobile, AL, passed away on July 23, 2009 in CT Hospice, Branford, CT. Barbara was born March 31, 1922 in Winthrop, MA, daughter of the late George and Rebecca Gaddis Gilbert.
She was preceded in death by her husband Henry A. Woods, a native of Winthrop, MA and formerly of Branford, and her daughter Barbara Briggs of Glastonbury, CT.
She is survived by three daughters Linda Shibles of Mobile, AL, Diane and her husband Douglas Robison of Mobile and Nancy Sambuco of Branford; three grandchildren Rob Briggs of CA, Ashley Briggs of Glastonbury, and Rebecca Robison of Mobile.
A retired nurse, for many years she volunteered at CT Hospice in Branford, and at Providence Hospital in Mobile, AL. Affectionately know as "Muz" she enjoyed many summers boating on Long Island Sound on "Happy Daze" with her family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours Monday evening from 4 – 6 pm, with a funeral service at 6 pm at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford. Burial will be private.
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